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Data Collectors/Interviewers needed at ICAP

August 13 2021
Job Description:
JOB TITLE: Data Collectors/Interviewers – Ethiopia Health and Wellness Survey (HWSE)
LOCATION: Nationwide, Ethiopia
Routes of Deployment # Team Leaders
Language  Considerations
For female enumeration areas (EAs)
Route 1 (Western) 12 Amharic and Bertigna, or Agnwak, or and Oromiffa
Route 2 (Central) 15 Amharic and Oromiffa
Route 3 (Eastern) 12 Amharic and Afar or Oromiffa, or Somali
Route 4 (Northern) 18 Amharic
Route 5 (Southern) 18 Amharic
For male enumeration areas (EAs)
Route 1 (Central and Western) 6 Amharic,  Oromiffa
Route 2 (Central and Eastern) 3 Amharic, Somali, Afari
Route 3 — —
Route 4 (Northern) 3 Amharic
Route 5 (Southern) 3 Amharic
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Contract for 4 Months
ICAP Columbia University (ICAP) is an international non-profit organization that aims to ensure the wellness of families and communities by strengthening health systems around the world. ICAP in Ethiopia, in partnership with Central Statistics Agency (CSA), the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other partners, is planning to conduct a Health and Wellness Survey (HWS) to estimate the prevalence of violence against children and youth in Ethiopia, which will help to design future interventions and prevention strategies. In addition to providing important programmatic information to the Ministry of Women Children and Youth (MoWCY), the Ministry of Health (MOH), and other relevant stakeholders, the survey is also highly valuable to educators and researchers. For project implementation, ICAP would like to hire experienced Data Collectors/ Interviewers.
More information on the project is available from:
• Assist the team leader in contacting local officials in each enumeration area (EA) and informing them about the listing operation to obtain their cooperation
• Assist the Team Leader in identifying the boundaries of the EAs
• List all households in the EA in a systematic manner
• Locate the structures and households in the sample, and completing the Household Questionnaire
• Identify eligible respondents in those households
• Interview all eligible respondents in enumeration areas using the appropriate questionnaire and tablet
• Return to households to interview respondents who could not be interviewed during the initial visit.
• Check tablet to be sure that all questions were asked and the responses are recorded
• Maintain good team spirit with the assigned supervisors.
• Collect data as per protocol, including following skip patterns, and asking questions as stated in the questionnaire.
• Report all best practices and challenges to the supervisor
• Forward to the supervisor all completed data daily
• Work under the supervision/guidance of the field supervisor
• Provide culturally competent anonymous and confidential counselling, referrals, and related services for the survey participant who are victims of violence.
• Adhere to COVID-19 mitigation strategies at all times
• Participate in all required COVID-19 testing
• Participate in daily screening for COVID-19
Job Requirements:
·   At least a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in a health related field (public health, nursing, or health officer), statistics, demography, sociology, or a related field

·   Engagement in field data collection experience during the last three years

·   Experience working with Android devices to collect data; comfortable with basic functions of navigation and data entry software like ODK

·  Documented counseling and/or social services experience


·  Training/interest in gender-based violence, violence against women, and/or violence against children

·  Ability and willingness to stain in the field for the full 4 months of the survey.

·  Ability to organize assignments and work independently of frequent supervision Experience in the previous population-based survey (s) is an asset.

·   Experience in the use of computers, especially with a computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI)  is an asset

·   Ability to communicate in local language(s) is required

·  Proficiency in written and spoken English and Amharic or Oromiffa or Tigrigna or Afar or Somali or  other local languages

· Good health standing as the fieldwork may demand extensive travel on rough roads


·  Domestic travel throughout Ethiopia to conduct HWS field data collection.

How To Apply:
Only online applications are received

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NB – Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing date for receiving applications is – August 22, 2021

Deadline: 08.22.2021
Location: Nationwide, Ethiopia

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